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Controversy pays

A new book by Dr Thomas Roulet of Cambridge Judge Business School outlines how generating negative feedback can be beneficial. Dr Thomas Roulet Being controversial can surprisingly yield positive results by opening up new opportunities, says a new book by…

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A smoother transition

Ten considerations to engage people and communities in the transition phase from government measures to combat COVID-19 from Professor Sunita Sah. An article entitled, "Ten considerations for effectively managing the COVID-19 transition" in the journal Nature Human Behaviour co-authored by…

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Dangers of de-globalisation

Worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to COVID-19, says Peter Williamson, Honorary Professor of International Management. There are worrying signs of a knee-jerk reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, a spasm toward protectionism, nationalism and the abandonment of international cooperation. This is clearly the wrong approach. …

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Opinion piece: A £50 billion ‘Remain bonus’? This claim may not be a fact but it’s very likely

By Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics at Cambridge Judge Business School Michael Kitson It was a forlorn hope that we would reach peak political deception with the 2016 EU referendum's Brexit bus, which was emblazoned with the…

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Opinion piece: Labour plan to renationalise the UK energy networks is a bad idea

Why renationalising the UK energy system would not advance the country’s climate and energy goals. By Professor Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School Along with rail, mail, water and broadband, the UK Labour Party has…

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Playful and serious

A new book co-edited by Professor Mark de Rond of Cambridge Judge – entitled Games: Conflict, competition and cooperation – looks at how games shape our lives through essays by eight prominent people. A new book entitled Games: Conflict, competition…

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UK government reshuffle

Cambridge MBA graduate John Glen named Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister in UK government. John Glen MP, a graduate of the Cambridge MBA programme at Cambridge Judge Business School (MBA 2002), was appointed Economic Secretary to the…

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Nawaz Sharif ousted in Pakistan: celebrate, but remember the bigger picture

Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School, considers the wider political and economic consequences of Nawaz Sharif's resignation in a recent piece in The Conversation. In a landmark judgement, a five-member bench of the Supreme…

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Gubernatorial spoils study: ‘All politics is local’

Companies whose directors are connected to winning US gubernatorial candidates increase in value and are more likely to receive state subsidies, loans and tax credits, says new study co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School. The late Speaker of the US…

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